Even in the latter days, if thou turn to the Lord thy God, and shalt be obedient unto His voice (for the Lord thy God is a merciful God) He will not forsake thee.@Deuteronomy 4:30-31

Thomas H. Gill, in G. Dawson’s Psalms and Hymns, 1846. When Gill republished the text in his 1869 Golden Chain, he accompanied it with this quote from Milton: The power of Thy grace is not passed away with the primitive times as fond and faithless men might imagine, but Thy kingdom is now at hand, and Thou standing at the door.

Coronation Oliver Holden, Union Harmony or Universal Collection of Sacred Music (Boston, Massachusetts: 1793) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Oliver Holden (1765-1844)

Our God, our God, Thou shinest here,
Thine own this latter day;
To us Thy radiant steps appear,
Here goes Thy glorious way!
To us Thy radiant steps appear,
Here goes Thy glorious way!

We shine not only with the light
Thou sheddest down of yore;
On us Thou streamest strong and bright
Thy comings are not o’er.
On us Thou streamest strong and bright
Thy comings are not o’er.

The fathers had not all of Thee,
New births are in Thy grace;
All open to our souls shall be
Thy glory’s hiding-place.
All open to our souls shall be
Thy glory’s hiding-place.

Thy comest near; Thou standest by;
Our work begins to shine;
Thou dwellest with us mightily—
On come the years divine!
Thou dwellest with us mightily—
On come the years divine!